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US House convenes to impeach Donald Trump for his role in Capitol assault

By David Morgan and Richard CowanWashington – A week after President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the US Capitol, the US House of Representatives gathered on Wednesday to impeach the president for his role in an assault on American democracy that stunned the nation and left five dead.At least five Republicans have said they would join Democrats to impeach Trump for the second time, just seven days before he is due to leave office and President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in on January 20.A vote of the House majority to impeach would trigger a trial in the still Republican-controlled Senate, although …read more

Source:: Independent Online